Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Bok Tower and its gardens

Ornate, 62 m tall tower, built in 1929 in Art Deco and Neo-Gothic styles. Around the tower in the 1920ies has been set a...

Brookgreen Gardens

The first formal sculpture garden in the USA, developed by the famed sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington in the 1930ies. The beautiful park is adorned...

Avenue of Oaks, Boone Hall

Outstanding avenue of enormous oaks. Avenue is more than one kilometer long and leads towards one of the oldest plantations in the United States...

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

One of the oldest existing plantations in the United States, founded in 1681. The stately plantation house was built in 1935-1936 in a Colonial...

Middleton Place Garden

One of the oldest and most prominent landscaped gardens in the United States. Park was developed around plantation house since 1741. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.9015 N...

Poseokjeong

A site of once beautiful royal pavilion of Silla Kingdom. The most interesting feature today here is a system of small water channels. Here...

Namhansanseong

Well preserved, impressive mountain fortress, with parks and temples. First known fortress was built here in 672 AD. Current structures have been constructed mainly...

Las Pozas (Xilitla)

Unique park in surrealist style, created by Edward James in the early 1940ies - 1980ies. Park basically is very picturesque rainforest with numerous waterfalls...

Xochimilco

Unique monument of urban planning, inherited from Aztec times. Here has been preserved the network of ancient channels with chinampas – island gardens. Channels...

Tetzcotzingo

One of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Imperial summer gardens for Aztec emperors of nearby Texcoco. Developed in the 15th century as...